Reticulate and parallel venation
The arrangement of veins in a leaf is termed as venation. Venation may differ from one type of plant to another.
|Parallel venation||Reticulate venation|
|Veins run parallel to one another from the base to the tip of the leaf.||Veins are arranged in a net-like pattern on both sides of the midrib.|
|This is a characteristic feature of monocot plants.||This is a characteristic feature of the dicot plants.|
|E.g. Banana, Bamboo.||E.g. Hibiscus, mango|